Ahmad Nawab

Ahmad Nawab

Ahmad Nawab (born 6 April 1933 in Penang, Malaysia) or officially Dato' Dr. Ahmad Khan Nawab Khan is a Malaysian composer. He has written over 2000 songs and has worked with artists including P. Ramlee, Saloma, Sudirman Arshad, Salamiah Hassan, Andre Goh and M.Sani.[1]

He became involved in the industry in the 1950s and then joined forces with the Orkestra RTM for 17 years and received numerous awards. Among the most notable awards is the Merak Kayangan Award [Best Song], the Bintang Malam (1980). The highest appreciation given by the Malaysian music industry to the senior composer is the Seniman Negara Award of 2006, on 20 November 2006. The award was granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail during the Anugerah Seni Negara event in 2006, organised by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism Malaysia or KeKKWa (acronym in Malay language). He also received a RM60,000 cash prize and was appointed to become the official delegate of KeKKWa in national and international forums and seminars.

Dato' Ahmad Nawab is generally known for his signature sunglasses and white suit and usually he will perform a saxophone solo.


Ahmad Nawab Discography Tracks


Ahmad Nawab Hapuslah Airmata Mu (Album) Star (19) Malaysia 1976 Sell This Version
Ahmad Nawab Pop Instrumental Volume 1: SAXsational (Album) EMI Malaysia 1978 Sell This Version
Ahmad Nawab Ahmad Nawab (Album) WEA Malaysia 1979 Sell This Version
M 93463 Ahmad Nawab Gerimis Senja(LP, Album) WEA M 93463 Malaysia 1981 Sell This Version
M93449 Ahmad Nawab Bintang Pujaan(LP, Album) WEA M93449 Malaysia 1981 Sell This Version
00777 77899062 8 Ahmad Nawab Seniman Sepanjang Zaman(CD, Album) EMI, Nawab Production 00777 77899062 8 Malaysia 1993 Sell This Version


5186538952 Datuk Dr Ahmad Nawab* Satu Penghargaan(2xCD, Comp) Warner Music Malaysia 5186538952 Malaysia 2009 Sell This Version
5310503462 Various, Ahmad Nawab Various, Ahmad Nawab - Profil - Lagu-lagu Popular Ciptaan(2xCD, Album, Comp) Warner Music Malaysia 5310503462 Malaysia 2012 Sell This Version

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